Tag: rock

19 July 2021 / Metal
30 June 2021 / Metal
3 June 2021 / Reviews

This is a pop album. Pop with an onomatopoeic =*POP*=! An effervescent burst of unembarrassed noise. It is shiny and hollow, like the snap from a burst bubble, and as…

4 March 2021 / Metal

In 1999, Fear Factory released a cover of Gary Numan’s ‘Cars’ and found a new type of audience for their music. Unfortunately, many of the 80s nostalgists and trendy indie-rockers…

30 December 2020 / 777

This list would be a lot easier to compile if we based our choices on the simple question of who can sweep-pick and string-skip with their eyes closed. Most sub-genres…

24 September 2020 / Dark

Sweden’s Pain of Salvation were spearheading prog metal in the 1990s when few artists identified with the genre. Those weird time signatures, sudden tempo changes and general unwillingness to fit…

16 June 2020 / Metal

Australia’s Caligula’s Horse have been dazzling critics since their sensational 2015 album, Bloom. That record put them firmly in the same bracket as Tesseract, Leprous and Haken and secured them…

7 May 2020 / Reviews

It’s been ten years since the last record from England’s Pure Reason Revolution. Their split in 2011 left many fans lamenting they might never see a spiritual successor to their…